Hyperbaric Oxygen Wound Care to Be Focus of Seminar
Sept. 27, 2016

Hyperbaric oxygen medicine for the treatment of chronic wounds will be the focus of a free seminar at Community Memorial Health System on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

John Tesman, M.D., will lead the discussion during the seminar to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, 147 N. Brent St.

About 6.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic wounds. They include non-healing wounds or ulcers of the lower extremities, arterial venous and insufficiency ulcers, radiation-induced ulcers and traumatic and post-surgical wounds. Dr. Tesman will discuss the treatment of difficult and complex chronic wounds and treatment modalities of hyperbaric oxygen. Attendees also can find out if they are candidates for specialized wound care.

Dr. Tesman specializes in hyperbaric medicine and is board certified in undersea and hyperbaric medicine as well as emergency medicine and is a fellow of the College of Chronic Wound Care Specialists. He has been a hyperbarics and chronic wound care medical director locally for the past 10 years and is the director for CMHS’ Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine.

Registration is free but reservations are required. Visit cmhshealth.org/rsvp or call Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800/838-3006.

Future Speaker Series events include: Colon Cancer Symposium on Oct. 1 at the Ventura Beach Marriott; Red, White & You! American Politics through the Healthcare Lens on Oct. 26 at the Museum of Ventura County; and TEDMED Live! What If?, on Dec. 1 at the Museum of Ventura County.

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, along with the Centers for Family Health serving various communities within and located in Ventura County, California.